2017-07_LT-College

How to Have the Best First Week of College

Here’s some of the ways that I learned (mostly the hard way) on how you can make the most out of your first week of college.

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2017-06_LifeTeen-ChristianityCool

When Being Christian Stops Being Cool

I soon learned that people that weren’t at youth group weren’t coming because they didn’t want to be there — they weren’t there because they didn’t think youth group was “cool.”

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2017-07_LT-InnerCamel

Strength in the Desert: Embracing Insecurities

I don’t know about you, but I am exhausted clinging onto a twisted vision of what it means to be “perfect” and “good” in order to please other people and earn attention from Jesus.

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2017-05_LT-NotSlaveToEmotions

Taking Control: Why You’re Not a Slave to Your Emotions

God might speak to us in our emotions and further invite us into His will through them, but that’s not always the case.

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2017-05_LT-ThingsYouNeedToKnow

7 Truths You Need to Know Right Now

You are desired, you are chosen, you are loved by God.

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2017-06_LT-Calcutta

Find Your Calcutta

If you can build a house in Mexico, you surely can clean your house and help your parents. Yeah, I know. The truth can be sassy sometimes.

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2017-08_LT-PostSteubenville

Steubenvilles, Social Media, and Blessings: Summer Reflections from a Life Teen Apprentice

I’d like to believe that even when my praises for God feel dried up or His blessings for me feel finished, that I’ll remember the truth about who He is. I’d like to tell myself I’ll always see God’s goodness in even the most difficult of situations. But I’m human and stumble more than I’d like, failing to recognize such things.

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2017-05_LT-Heroism

Want to be a Hero? Stop Looking for Attention

The time is up for “nice guys” who do “enough” to feel good about themselves and move along.

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2017-07_LT-EverythingSoHeavy

Why is Everything so Heavy?

Even when things feel heavy, we can rest assured that we are not abandoned. We are not too far gone. We have a peace deeper than this world

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2017-07_LT-OfferItUp

Offer it up: Letting God Redeem Your Pain

As Catholics, we believe that Christ invites us to unite our suffering with His Passion and that, when we do this, our suffering takes on redemptive power.

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